Prior to now, soccer brokers sometimes shunned the highlight, preferring to barter multi-million pound contracts behind the scenes.
Yaya Toure’s agent of over 17 years, Russian Dimitry Seluk, is the exception and has been described as “eccentric”, “extravagant” and “vibrant”.
Because the 35-year-old’s exit from Manchester Metropolis on the finish of final season, he has been stirring the hearsay mill, culminating in a collection of teaser tweets on Tuesday.
First, Seluk taunted followers residing inside touching distance of the M25, saying Toure had “handed a medical in London”.
This sparked all types of conspiracy theories and followers began studying into his phrases and emojis like by no means earlier than…
“If a footballer has a medical in London, does they must signal for a membership in the identical metropolis?”
“Is Watford technically in London?!”
Twitter immediately regarded like switch deadline day, with folks declaring they have been instructed it is a achieved deal. Everybody had “the news”…
However Seluk determined to rule out a number of potential locations, trolling a few golf equipment alongside the best way…
He continued to fireside metaphorical photographs, this time at Crystal Palace – particularly their present boss Roy Hodgson and his feedback after Manchester Metropolis’s homeowners did not want Toure pleased birthday in the course of the end-of-season journey to Abu Dhabi in 2014.
Hodgson, the then England supervisor, mentioned he did not know when any of his gamers’ birthdays have been and “did not assume it had something to do with being an expert footballer”.
He then reposted a mocked-up picture of Toure carrying the house shirt of each London-based membership within the Premier League, aside from the Hammers and Palace.
So, Arsenal? Chelsea? Tottenham? Fulham? Watford? Or elsewhere?
Have you learnt the place Yaya Toure’s going? Or is that this only a huge sport of conceal and search?
Both approach, let’s play alongside!
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